Investors have been buoyed this year by the fact that a mooted recession has failed to materialize. However, Morgan Stanley’s chief U.S. equity strategist, Mike Wilson, says that it does not mean the prospect of one taking place has completely evaporated. “While the investor sentiment pendulum on a recession arriving in 2023 has swung from roughly ’70/30′ to ’30/70′ over the past 6 months based on our dialogue, there is more debate on whether we have avoided it altogether – i.e., soft/no landing
Many retirees plan to earn extra income to supplement their retirement spending. But how much can a retired person earn without paying taxes? The answer to this question varies based on your situation. Understanding the tax rules surrounding retiree income can … Continue reading → The post How Much Can a Retired Person Earn Without Paying Taxes? appeared first on SmartAsset Blog.
I am 57 and have $1.1 million in my 401(k) and $50,000 in a high-yield savings account. I earn $300,000 per year and put $30,000 in my 401(k) each year plus a match on the first 6%. I have a $220,000 mortgage on a home valued at $550,000. I would like to retire at 62 […] The post Ask an Advisor: I Have $1.15 Million Saved and Will Collect $3,500 Per Month in Social Security. Can I Retire at 62? appeared first on SmartReads by SmartAsset.
As it rolls toward downtown San Francisco, the California Street cable car passes the gothic Grace Cathedral and an 8-foot tall statue of Tony Bennett. Among them is 650 California Street, a 34-story office building that has defaulted on its mortgage. Further on is 101 California, whose second-biggest tenant left last year and whose biggest is slashing staff and office space.
Is it wise to start converting my 401(k) into an IRA (and then Roth) by 10% per year in order to avoid having to claim too much income each year when converting and also avoid RMDs as much as I can? -Cathy It's definitely smart to be thinking about this, Cathy. Systematic Roth conversions like […] The post Ask an Advisor: Is it Wise to Convert 10% of My 401(k) into a Roth IRA Each Year to Avoid Taxes and RMDs? appeared first on SmartReads by SmartAsset.
Cash investments are seeing some of the largest yields in more than decade.
Nvidia shares could soon plunge just like 17th-century tulips and 1990s dot-com companies did, according to Rebellion Research.
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Friday's bounce fizzled, capping a grim week, with the S&P 500 hitting three-month lows. Tesla is close to breaking, but there are some stocks trying to hold up.
Too many consumers settle for savings accounts that pay almost no interest. High-yield alternatives aren't hard to find.
Practice over pedigree is the new normal. College students have gotten the hint.
Imagine awakening to the gentle sound of waves washing up on a pristine beach, steps away from your luxury villa. You enjoy a gourmet breakfast while planning your day, debating between taking a tranquil boat trip or enjoying a private tour of a renowned local museum. All of these are made possible because you’ve amassed […] The post What a Retirement Lifestyle With $20 Million Looks Like appeared first on SmartReads by SmartAsset.
As US debt explodes, net interest payments are projected to become the single biggest expenditure by 2051, even topping Social Security.
Shares of China Evergrande plunged as much as 24% on Monday after the embattled developer said it was unable to issue new debt due to an ongoing investigation into one of its subsidiaries, dealing a fresh blow to its restructuring plans. "In view of Hengda Real Estate Group Co Ltd, a principal subsidiary of the company, being investigated, the group is unable to meet the qualifications for the issuance of new notes under the present circumstances," Evergrande said in a statement late on Sunday. In August, Hengda Real Estate said it was being investigated by China's securities regulator for suspected violation over the disclosure of information.
Is it a viable plan to use my 401(k) for the eight years between retirement (age 62) and the max payout age for Social Security (age 70)? I have about $750,000 and I’m planning to take about $1,700 per month. I already have a pension of about $1,500 per month. –Lynne Waiting to file for […] The post Ask an Advisor: Should I Delay Social Security and Rely on My 401(k) for 8 Years? I Have $750k in Savings and a Pension appeared first on SmartReads by SmartAsset.
The Federal Reserve sees consumer spending as too hot only because it's looking through the rearview mirror. The road ahead looks bumpy.
The Conference Board reports the September Consumer Confidence Index on Tuesday, and the Bureau of Labor Statistics releases the personal-consumption expenditures price index for August on Friday.
Rising oil prices are, generally speaking, wonderful for companies that pump it out of the ground. After spending most of this year below the $90/barrel mark, the global benchmark Brent price edged above that threshold in early September after Saudi Arabia and Russia said they would extend voluntary oil production cuts through the end of the year. While shares of oil and gas producers mostly moved in lockstep with the price of oil over the past year, that relationship has tellingly broken down.
I am a retired veteran with no retirement accounts and I want to start investing with $30,000. I'd like some investing advice, but I'm finding advisors have minimum investment requirements, and I'm hesitant to work with a robo-advisor. Can you … Continue reading → The post I Have $30,000 to Invest. Will a Financial Advisor Work With Me? appeared first on SmartAsset Blog.
If America is seeing a significant uptick in the number of grumpy old men – and women – one reason might well be the big shortfall during 2022 between inflation and their Social Security payments. According to the nonpartisan Senior … Continue reading → The post Why Are Retirees Feeling Pinched? Social Security Fell This Much Short Last Year appeared first on SmartAsset Blog.